Karachi (Staff Report): The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) started the week with negative trend as the benchmark KSE-100 Index losing 213 points to close at 41,100 points.

The index hovered around the 41,200 mark for most of the session, touching the day's high of 41,336 and a low of 41,005 on the way.

Volumes remained low with only 123 million shares worth Rs6 billion being traded on the market. KSE-100 volumes were restricted to 52m shares traded.

Of the 359 scrips traded in the session, 92 grew in value, while 248 declined and 19 remained unchanged.